Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, February 21, 2014

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It’s all here: sex and media, historical studies of the U.S. film industry, porn studies, media and/or sexual studies; an interesting and engagingly written book on discoveries in brain science

Audio Reviews | February 1, 2014

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Reviews of Emma Chapman’s How To Be a Good Wife, Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things, Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites, and a list of titles from the February 1 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, February 14, 2014

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An essential selection of Creeley’s letters for academic collections and a detailed biographical, corporate, and industrial history on the Wright Company

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, February 7, 2014

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Italian cooking, black women entertainers and civil rights, Gates is all in the name of Duty, conscientious objectors in World War II, being a librarian, a book for advanced bread bakers

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 31, 2014

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A rescue in the Northwest Passage, a guide to the culture of Andalucía, Billy and Ruth Graham and their impact, a quick reference for railroad enthusiasts, and Jack the Ripper: The Terrible Legacy

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 24, 2104

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A massive, well-researched work on women in bluegrass for students of music and women’s studies; the life of “Morehouse man” Louis Wade Sullivan

Slanted Disclosure: The Politics of Political Books | Wyatt’s World

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Dishy, pointed, and studied takes on all aspects of the U.S. political fray.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 10, 2014

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An accessible version of Dante’s Paradiso, remembering Spain with Berger and remembering history with Berlin, Bok assesses higher ed, The Making of Assisi, and Hornby’s thoughts on books will make you a Believer

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 3, 2014

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The challenges of facing the digital world, Greenspan on forecasting, Low Dog on alternative medicine, Nabokov’s last novel, and 1,000 pages on Barbara Stanwyck

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, December 27, 2013

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Five years’ of A Year at Stonehenge, various writers on the foods that changed their lives, the singular beauty of Hearst Ranch

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